The Daily: 23 February 2023

A Parable of the 1%* Imagine a flock of pigeons in a corn field. Imagine that ninety-nine of them, instead of pecking the corn they need and using it as they need it, start to collect all they can into one big heap. Imagine that they do not leave much corn for themselves, but save… Continue reading The Daily: 23 February 2023

The Daily: 25 January 2023

In one of the more curious instances of holidays reclaimed from obscurity, Wales has resurrected St Dwynwen's Day on January 25th. St Dwynwen was a fifth century princess, the loveliest of King Brychan Brycheiniog’s twenty-four daughters, and the Welsh patron saint of lovers. Her day in the Welsh calendar has steadily grown in popularity since… Continue reading The Daily: 25 January 2023

The Daley

is ill... First week of the spring semester and already two of us (out of a staff of three) have severe colds. Not COVID. But still, lots of snot happening in the bookstore this week. I have phlegm in the brain and can't do words... so I'm taking a few days off. Cheers! Eliza